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DoD seeks single point of entry, new governance to boost vendors’ cyber defenses

DoD wants its vendors to be more cyber secure, including by expanding the pool of vendors who can take part in the no-cost cyber services it already offers.

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Contractors make the case for flexibility in a forthcoming Defense Department cybersecurity program

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Some new thinking on the crucial question of cloud computing security

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With a lot to chase in 2024, fewer federal contractors are chasing an increasing number of federal dollars

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An industry perspective on CISA’s latest plan to get more software security assurances from vendors

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Contract spending is set to grow across the board in 2024

Bloomberg Government predicts record contract spending, once Congress passes appropriations bills for 2024. It sees $762 billion in total procurement,…

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New House Speaker. New cyber guidelines. What contractors can do to navigate it all.

There is now more cyber guidance than ever for the companies that do business with the government. You can also expect even more when it comes to other…

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The FAR council goes big into proposing new cybersecurity rules

Almost everything the government buys in the future could look like cybersecurity with some other product attached, if new proposed rules from the Federal Acquisition Regulation council take effect early next year. That’s more a matter of when than if. Attorney Townsend Bourne, a partner at Sheppard Mullin, has read the proposed rules and joins Federal Drive host Tom Temin for this discussion.

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